Grants for environmental & energy efficiency projects

Grants for environmental & energy efficiency projects

The closing date for the Bicker Trust Fund is fast approaching on 1st April 2024. Grants up to £5,000.00 are available to not-for-profit community groups, PTAs, clubs, groups and social enterprises that support community activity who are based within a 10 mile radius of Bicker Fen Substation. Churches who can demonstrate wider community benefit may also apply.

Funding is available for projects and activities relating to conservation, energy efficiency, and environmental improvements, along with educational projects contributing to conservation.

Sue Fortune, CEO at Lincolnshire Community Foundation says: “This scheme has distributed significant funding to clubs, groups and organisations supporting the vital work being delivered to the local community.  If you would like to have a chat before applying or to find out more about our work, please give us a call”.

The application process is straight forward, and our team are here to help with any questions applicants might have (eligibility, structures, governance etc). In the past the fund has supported, solar panels for village Halls, gardening projects and energy efficient lighting for a community building.

For more information on the criteria and guidelines of the Fund, and to download an application form please visit our Grants Page at

If you have an idea and want to speak to the Grants Manager before applying, please call Katie. Telephone (01529) 305825. Email